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0330 123 2523
Address
Cornwall College St Austell Tregonissey Road St Austell Cornwall PL25 4DJ
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enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk
Opening Hours
8:30 - 17:00

Cornwall College St Austell

We offer one of the widest ranges of vocational courses from Acting to Visual Art to Catering and Construction, with all subject areas located in dedicated learning environments, giving you focused quality training with industry led programmes to deliver key skills. 

At Cornwall College St Austell our specialist courses will give you the right environment to explore, discover and progress.  Whether you are interested in catering, hairdressing, construction or media; our highly practical courses are designed to allow you to grow in confidence and ability, giving you the chance to progress to University study or employment. 

As well as full-time courses, we also offer apprenticeships across a wide range of subjects and we also provide professional qualifications for people looking to enhance their career prospects and aspirations. 

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair & Media Make-Up Diploma

Level 3 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is aimed at those who already have experience within the make-up industry and would like to develop their skills as a Professional Make-up Artist for Film, Theatre and TV. It has been specifically designed to develop practical skills to an advanced level through a variety of techniques. You will be shown will how to apply and master specialist make-up techniques and work with artificial hair for a broad range of creative and dynamic industries. You will cover every aspect of advanced make-up techniques for film, television and stage alongside other media purposes. This comprehensive course covers basic hairdressing, media make-up, wigs and postiche, character make-up, prosthetics and special effects. The course is for one year, approximately 3 days a week.

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Understanding Common Childhood Ilnesses NCFE Certificate (Online)

Level 2 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College St Austell


This qualification is great if you're looking to learn more about common childhood illnesses. Whether you look after infants and children as part of your job or in your personal life, this course will give you the knowledge you need to support their development and well-being. As well as learning about common illnesses that occur in childhood, you'll gain insight into providing a safe and healthy environment for babies and children.

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Gardening – Your road to wellbeing

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


This is an exciting new project where you can develop your gardening skills and knowledge in a quiet area of the St Austell campus. You will learn how to plant seeds, propagate and grow a variety of plants, herbs and vegetables whilst being mindful of the local habitats and conservation. Your road to wellbeing courses are relaxed and informal, enabling you to improve your wellbeing and mental health, building your self-confidence, and a great way to make friends. Our courses are for anyone aged 19 plus who is experiencing or recovering from mental ill health. Our courses run one day per week, over 10 to 13 weeks per term. If you miss the start of the course don’t worry, you can join the courses at any time.

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Diploma in Aromatherapy

Level 3 • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


If you love promoting the holistic health and wellbeing of others, this is the course for you. This is a substantial vocational qualification that will prepare you for a career as an aromatherapist. The course encourages practical learning where you will spend time in our treatment rooms working on clients, learning as you go and perfecting your skills in a supportive and knowledgeable environment. It will enable you to work in industry within a healthcare setting, for yourself, with in a spa, salon or wellbeing centre. This course is made up of four units: Principals and Practice of Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of the history and influences on the complementary therapy sector Business Practice for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in researching, planning, maintaining and marketing a business in the complementary therapy industry. You will also learn to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues. Anatomy and physiology for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge and understanding of anatomy, physiology and pathology. Provide Aromatherapy for Complementary Therapies - The aim of this unit is to develop your knowledge, understanding and practical skills in carrying out aromatherapy treatments, using the techniques of blending essences and fixed carrier oils. As part of this unit you will learn in detail 19 carrier oils and 42 essential oils to enable you to develop bespoke treatment plans. These skills combined will give you the enthusiasm to work in a rapidly growing industry, for yourself or in a health care setting. During your time with us at college we will hopefully be able to take you into industry so you can see and experience for yourself different career options.

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  Facilities

The Space

Cornwall College St Austell student zone called The Space - wide shot of whole room

At our St Austell campus we have a brand new student social area, The Space.

Fully furnished with lounge seating, a chill-out room to watch DVDs, a pool table, dart board, and multiple video game consoles – it is a great place to spend time with friends in between lessons.

All design decisions were driven by our learner voice. This space, “The Space”, is for them.

The Bay

Students getting food in Bicton College's restaurant

The Bay cafeteria is our dedicated outlet for all learners, visitors and staff to take a break and have access to a great range of hot meals, an extensive salad bar, snacks, hot & cold drinks and refreshments. All dietary requirements are catered for by professional, friendly staff and students alike. Opening for breakfast and lunch, please come and take advantage of our competitively priced offerings.

Cornwall Care

We are proud to be working in partnership with Cornwall Care through the Cornwall Care Academy offering a suite of health and social care courses?

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  Subject Areas

Accounting
Arts & Media
Business School
Catering
Children, Schools & Families
Construction
Digital Academy
Engineering
Foundation Learning
GCSEs & Functional Skills
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Motor Vehicle
Music & Performing Arts
Social Care & Health
Travel & Tourism

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  Events

Year 11 Applicant Evening at Cornwall College

Year 11 Applicant Evening at Cornwall College

28 June 2022, 17:00-19:00


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  News

College awarded for apprenticeship ‘excellence’

College awarded for apprenticeship ‘excellence’

15th June 2022


The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is celebrating after being recognised for the high quality and standard of its apprenticeship provision by City & Guilds.

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Awards pouring in for college restaurant

Awards pouring in for college restaurant

30th May 2022


Cornwall College St Austell's student-run Cloisters Restaurant, is cooking on gas after receiving a slew of accolades, including being shortlisted for College Restaurant of the Year.

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Student board games set for global release   

Student board games set for global release   

15th February 2022


Two innovative new board games, designed students from Cornwall College Camborne, are propelling a group of creative young gamers into a global industry.   

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Colleges launch pioneering electric vehicle facilities

Colleges launch pioneering electric vehicle facilities

18th January 2022


The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) is proud to announce that we are helping to drive forward the research and training of electric vehicle engineers in the UK with a new range of electric vehicle training courses.

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Lockdown support for students spells win for college

Lockdown support for students spells win for college

26th November 2021


Staff from The Cornwall College Group (TCCG) are celebrating after receiving an award from the South West Regional Library Services (SWRLS) recognising the high quality of support they provided students during lockdown.

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